Presentation on theme: "How Good Is Our School? (4th Edition)"— Presentation transcript:
1 How Good Is Our School? (4th Edition) Patricia WatsonMay 2015
2 How good is our school?: the next generation 2015HGIOS 4??????
3 HGIOS?4: Our success criteria It underpins effective self-evaluation.It establishes a clear standard for Scottish schools.It is valued and used by practitioners at all levels.It encompasses a shared language of improvement.It is viewed as a tool not a publication.It supports increased collaboration.It contributes to improved outcomes for learners.
4 HGIOS?4: what remains familiar? Focus on enablers and resultsEmphasis on triangulation of evidenceLinking cause and effect - impactLearner at centreProportionate approachQuality of leadership is key factorPartnership and collaborationColour-coding
5 HGIOS?4: You said… It’s too complicated. There are too many QIs.Reduce the overlap.Give us more illustrations.Point us to the evidence.Strengthen the focus on learners.We need some new QIsLink themes to current policies/legislation.Link to the GTCS standards.Reflect distributed leadership more fully.Create paper copies and electronic version.Give us an APP.
6 HGIOS?4: We have… Simplified the structure SUCCESSES and ACHIEVEMENTSWORK AND LIFE OF THE SCHOOLVISION AND LEADERSHIPWhat outcomes have we achieved?How well do we meet the needs of our school community?How good is the education we provide?How good is our management?How good is our leadership?How well do we ensure positive outcomes and meet the needs of our school community?How good is the care and education we provide?How good is our leadership and approach to improvement?
7 How good is our leadership and approach to improvement? How well do we ensure positive outcomes and meet the needs of our school community?Our successes and achievementsOur leadership and managementOur learning provisionHow good is our leadership and approach to improvement?How good is the care and education we provide?
8 Reduced the number of QIs: SUCCESSES and ACHIEVEMENTSLEARNING PROVISIONLEADERSHIP and MANAGEMENTRaising attainment and achievementSafeguarding, care and welfareSelf-evaluation and self-improvementImproving wellbeing, equity and inclusionCurriculumLeadership of learningIncreasing creativity and employabilityTeaching, learning and assessmentLeadership of change and collaborationImproving the impact of partnershipsPersonalised SupportLeadership of staffTransitionsManagement of resources to ensure equity
9 Introduced some new themes: For example in successes and achievements:Improving attainment in literacy and numeracy.Progress in achieving equity in attainment and achievement for all.Promoting positive relationships, respect and fairness.Increasing employability skills.Children and young people’s voice in learning.Engagement with parents and carers and family learning.
10 Introduced some new themes: For example in learning provision:Arrangements for care, welfare and child protection.Learning pathways.Learning and engagement.Tracking and monitoring.Universal and targeted support.Staff capacity to meet the needs of individual learners.Continuity and progression in learning.
11 Introduced some new themes: For example in leadership and management:Evidence based review and improvement planning.Continued self-improvement.Impact of career long professional learning.Promoting creativity, research and innovation.Communication.Professional review and development.
12 Changed the structure of the QI pages Level 5 descriptor - based on each themeFeatures of effective practiceReflective/Challenge questions
13 And now we need you! Is the overall direction of travel clear? Are the proposed changes helpful?What else would you like to see?